SL President to Jaffna: North Prepares for Hartal
Northern Province is calling for a Hartal, demanding that all Tamil political prisoners be released without delay.
Nineteen organizations have mobilized to carry out the strike on day after tomorrow (Friday). Organizers have invite demonstrators to gather in front of Northern Governor’s Office on Friday at 9.30 am.
President Maithripala Sirisena is willing to visit Jaffna on Saturday. While the demonstration will raise the seriousness of the Tamil political prisoners’ case, the Organizers said.
Also Organizers invites the demonstrators to suspend all services except emergency medical services and provide support to the hartal.
Tamil political prisoners have been fasting for the past two weeks in Anuradhapura Prison. Accordingly there are past few days have been carried out numerous protests throughout the Tamil homeland.